Date Posted: July 21, 2017
Job Number: SHUT94

Shuttle Drivers are responsible for safely transporting passengers.  Drivers follow predetermined routes and stop at designated locations.  Drivers will maintain an accurate hourly passenger count.

Duties include:

  • Transporting passengers on the Red, Grey, or Blue Line shuttle routes.  Drivers may be required to drive for special events or to take the shuttle in for repairs
  • Stop at predetermined "shuttle stop" locations
  • Obey all traffic rules, regulations, and campus speed limit of 25 miles per hour
  • Perform all shuttle inspections each morning before transporting passengers and complete shuttle inspection sheets
  • Report  any accidents or mechanical issues that need attention
  • Drivers are expected to have a cell phone as a means of communication with Transportation Services
  • Refuel shuttles at the end of each business day
  • Drivers may be called upon to substitute for other drivers that are unable to work their shift
  • Work a rotation schedule of either two or three days per week; shifts run from 7:30am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday or as designated based on need
  • Drivers are expected to agree to all terms and conditions listed on the "Samford University Shuttle Driver Expectations" sheet
Required Qualifications

To apply for this job, your resume and/or cover letter must show that you have:

  • Minimum of 5 years' driving experience with impeccable driver history record
  • Must possess a valid Alabama Driver's License and be at least 21 years of age

Qualified applicants will also be required to have the following skills, attributes, and abilities:

  • Friendly, courteous disposition and represent Samford University in the most professional manner
  • Dress in a neat and professional manner; this may be in accordance with a stipulated dress code for shuttle drivers
  • Must be able to learn the layout of Samford University campus and stay abreast of any special event or occurrence that may impact the flow of traffic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must have the ability to sit for extended periods of time

Drivers will be required to pass a physical exam at OHC

In order for your resume to be routed to the appropriate hiring manager, you must include the job number SHUT94 in the subject line of your email.

Submit a resume and cover letter with current salary/salary requirements to:

Office of Human Resources
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229
FAX: 205-726-4027

Resumes received after the posting is removed will not be considered.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer.